Bold fashion choice

...faux pas by wearing Western-style attire this week in Saudi Arabia.She did, however, boldly help draw into stark relief...assigning too much meaning to that gesture, but some hope Saudi Arabia's new leader can help institute much-needed social...

Where's the leadership?

...are under control of Islamic extremists bent on establishing a retrograde caliphate.? The death of King Abdullah in Saudi Arabia could cause ripples in the traditionally stable nation regarded as the heart and pocketbook of the Sunni Arab world...

Melton Walden

...Charleston he obtained his FAA multiengine commercial and instrument pilot ratings. -In 1978, Mel accepted employment with Saudi Arabia Airlines in Jeddah. He remained with the airline for the next eighteen years. -In 1997, Mel went to work with Polar...

French star Thierry Henry retires

...disappoint, and scored his first international goal in the group stage against South Africa, then a brace against Saudi Arabia. He also showed his coolness under pressure, scoring from the spot against Italy in a penalty shootout in the quarterfinals...

OPEC keeps oil output on hold despite low prices

...output level, telling reporters "the ministers are happy."In fact, the decision once again appeared to reflect Saudi Arabia's clout over less powerful OPEC rivals.Accounting for about a third of OPEC output, the Saudis can weather lower...


...fined the two federations 100,000 Swiss francs ($103,000) each for "withdrawal after the championship draw."Saudi Arabia and Iceland will now play in the 24-nation field.Bahrain and the UAE withdrew their teams this month in apparent...

US stocks gain as the price of crude oil rebounds

...has been dictated by swings in the price of oil this week. Energy stocks plunged Monday and Tuesday on reports that Saudi Arabia was cutting prices for U.S.-bound crude. On Wednesday, oil rebounded on a smaller increase in overall U.S...

Our inaction helped ISIS, experts say

...repressive regimes in that part of the world, such as in Syria and Saudi Arabia. "People begin to see Assad as the good guy. He's not the...survived in the past by becoming moderate, including the rulers of Saudi Arabia, Godlas said.

Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

...similar to the Lord's Prayer in Christianity. It is pervasive throughout Islamic culture, including the green flag of Saudi Arabia. Jihadis have used the Shahada in their own black flag.Channel 10 news said it received a video in which a hostage...

Oil has fallen by nearly half, to recession levels, as US economy improves

...3.5 million barrels of oil per day. That increase alone is more than the production of any OPEC member other than Saudi Arabia.As U.S. production ramped up, turmoil in the Mideast and North Africa reduced supplies from Libya, Iran and elsewhere...